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Cover of Jul/Aug 2013 issue - National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Cover Story: Mad for the Med – our writers reveal the hidden coves, pristine beaches and deserted mountain trails that make them passionate about the vast and varied Mediterranean.
  • Destinations: Discover secluded jungle trails on a journey through Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park; hop on a bike and ride past giant blue butterflies and macaws along Costa Rica’s west coast; and travel to the Austrian cities of Linz and Graz — where there’s not a whiff of The Sound of Music kitsch. Plus Taipei and Marseille city guides.
  • Real Life: Discover Berlin with the help of a local; and set sail for high seas adventures.

 

Inside this issue

Russia

Live like a local: Moscow

Few destinations have reinvented themselves like the Russian capital, and… Read More»

Thailand

Khao Sok: Thailand's secret garden

Turn your back on the crowded beaches of Phuket and… Read More»

Travel Talk

Kate Russell’s Tech Traveller

Technology reporter and author of Working the Cloud, Kate Russell… Read More»

Portugal

Eat: Alentejo

In ‘the bread basket of Portugal’ the rustic flavours of… Read More»
Kykkos Monastery, Troodos Mountains. Image: Alamy

Cyprus

Troodos Mountains: Bejewelled splendour

High in the Troodos Mountains, the chill air carries the… Read More»

Features

Real life: Sailing holidays

Drop anchor and sail the open seas. How turning skipper… Read More»
Taipei 101. Image: age fotostock/SuperStock

Taiwan

Taipei: The only way is up

Taipei, the capital of China’s ‘Renegade Republic’, is carving out… Read More»

Author Series

Author series: Richard Grant

The US-based novelist on falling for the steaks, swamps and… Read More»

Features

Real life: Meet the locals

If you want to live and breathe a destination, a… Read More»

Israel

Israel: Heart of the world

In search of the perfect blend of culture, history, religion… Read More»